mself to the law (Ms.
Mar. 14, 1841, N. P. Rogers to W. L. G.; Lib. 12: 127), of which he would begin the practice in Boston the following year (Stanton's Random Recollections, 2d ed., p. 58). He was supposed to be aiming at a seat in Congress (Lib. 12: 127), and though he never attained it, in spite of a Liberty Party nomination (Lib. 14: 174), he remained a politician to the end of his days. Wright is—we scarcely know
A. A. Phelps. where; and doing—we know not what.
Beriah Green knew, though he put the question to Mr. Wright (Lib. 11: 82), What are you at?
Has La Fontaine led you off altogether from the field of battle?
The preface to Wright's translation bears date September, 1841.
Meantime the apologetic, pro-slavery conduct of the Free American by a clerical successor of Torrey (Lib. 11: 82, 91), whom even he had to denounce, forced the Mass.
Abolition Society to make a shift of securing Mr. Wright's services as editor once more in June, 1841 (Lib. 11.99).
—a task made doubly difficult after Colver's slanders had been
Ante, 2.429. industriously put in circulation under the official cover of the
Lib. 11.174; Ms. Mar. 2, 1841, Collins to E. Quincy. Executive Committee of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society. The Sabbath [Chardon-Street] Convention, wrote Collins to Mr. Garrion Committee determined many to side with the old organization who might else have remained either indifferent or deceived.
See Collins's letter to E. Quincy, Mar. 2, 1841 (Ms.). The attempt of the Executive Committee of the Glasgow Emancipation Society, under the influence of Captain Stuart, to follow suit in rebuffing Collins a England's queen?
asked Mr. Garrison in his sonnet to Elizabeth Pease (Lib. 12.4).
Colver was efficiently seconded by Torrey, temporarily
Lib. 11.11; Ms. Mar. 2, 1841, J. A. Collins to W. L. G. Lib. 11.23, 55, 79; 14: 31; Ms. Feb. 1, 1841, J. W. Alden to London Committee. conducting the Massachusetts Abolitionist, who brough